{interesting webinar} Ask Joyce Bruhn de Garavito and John Schwieter about Introducing Linguistics

Ask Joyce Bruhn de Garavito and John Schwieter about Introducing Linguistics Time: Thu, Feb 4, 2021 6:00 PM – 6:45 PM GMT Show in My Time Zone Join Joyce Bruhn de Garavito and John Schwieter as they talk about their book Introducing Linguistics: Theoretical and Applied Approaches.  To register: http://Ask Joyce Bruhn de Garavito and John Schwieter about Introducing Linguistic […]

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{Interesting book} The essential guide to doing your research project

The Essential Guide to Doing Your Research Project FOURTH EDITION Zina O’Leary – The Australia and New Zealand School of Government The new edition of Zina O’Leary’s practical book is filled with guidance for tackling research in the real world, taking the reader through how to approach every stage of the research project. The new edition includes: Print and online […]

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{interesting article} Written by Jeremy Slagoski & Published in Korea TESOL Journal

The Culture Learning of Sojourning English Language Teachers Korea TESOL Journal Jeremy Slagoski University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA Abstract: This qualitative study was designed to explore the culture learning of sojourning English language teachers (ELTs) in Japan and South Korea. Qualitative research methods were used to design the study and to collect the data. Using Holliday’s Host Culture Complex model […]

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{Call for Chapters} Understanding Rural Education (Bill Reynolds, Series Editor)

Call for chapters in Understanding Rural Education (Bill Reynolds, Series Editor),a new volume in the book series: English Language Education in Rural Contexts: Theory, Research, and Practices. The deadline for abstracts is Feb. 1st, and full chapter deadline is June 1st. Possible topics might address one or more of the following (but not limited to these topics): ·  Effectiveness of […]

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{NEW BOOK} Byram’s ICC revisited

Teaching and Assessing Intercultural Communicative Competence: Revisited Michael Byram ISBN: 9781800410237 Published: 8th Dec 2020 Publisher: Multilingual Matters Availability: Available (recent release) Price: £21.95 This revised edition of Michael Byram’s classic 1997 book updates the text in light of both recent research and critiques and commentaries on the 1st edition. Beginning from the premise that foreign and second language teaching […]

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{Research report} Hybrid learning in language teaching organisations

I’m happy to share a research report on a collaborative project on hybrid learning with  our MA alumna (Sophia Mavridi who is now a digital learning specialist and lecturer in English teaching at De Montfort University in Leicester, UK) involved in. In her report on the hybrid classroom, the new teaching methods emerged during COVID-19 are addressed. In order to […]

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{New Book} Intercultural Communication and Language Pedagogy From Theory to Practice

New Book From Cambridge University Press, Here is the link to this book: Intercultural Communication and Language Pedagogy from Theory to Practice Intercultural Communication and Language Pedagogy From Theory to Practice Author: Zsuzsanna I. Abrams, University of California, Santa Cruz PUBLISHED: August 2020 ‘This is an excellent and comprehensive read on the topic of intercultural communication, with very useful teaching […]

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{NEW CHAPTER} Developing Anglo-centric literacy: problematizing understandings of criticality

Link Bekar, M. and Fay, R. (2020). Developing Anglo-centric literacy: problematizing understandings of criticality. In A. Simpson & F. Dervin (Eds.), The meanings of criticality in education research: reflecting on critical pedagogy. (pp.23-45). Cham.: Palgrave Macmillan. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-56009-6_2 Abstract: In this chapter, with a focus on Anglo-centred academic literacy, we seek to problematize the concept of criticality in educational thinking. […]

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{NEW BOOK} TESOL Teacher Education in a Transnational World

TESOL Teacher Education in a Transnational World Turning Challenges into Opportunities (Eds. Barnawi & Ahmed, 2021) Routledge. TESOL Teacher Education in a Transnational World critically examines theories and practices in contemporary TESOL teacher education to shed new light on the intersection of transnationalism and language teacher education. It emphasizes the scholarship of transnational mobility of language teachers, and showcases critical […]

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IC podcasts

TESOL Intercultural Communication Interest Section (ICIS) has just released the final instalment of their Podcast Series: Colleen Ward: “Managing Multiple Cultural Identities” Stephen Fox: “What the Arts Can (and Can’t) Communicate Across Cultures” Milton Bennett: “The Intercultural Doors of Perception”   The first 10 podcasts are: 1. John Berry’s “How Shall We All Live Together?“; 2. Betina Szkudlarek, Selena Choo, […]

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{New Book} Native speakerism

https://www.springer.com/gp/book/9789811556708 Link © 2020 Native-Speakerism: Its Resilience and Undoing Houghton, Stephanie Ann, Bouchard, Jérémie (Eds.) Free Preview Unpacks problems presented by the native-speaker model in foreign language education programs Provides a range of conceptual tools to situate ideological discourses and processes within educational contexts Documents some of the shifts underway from native-speakerism to post-native-speakerism About this book This book explores native-speakerism […]

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How to teach TESOL ethically in an English-dominant world

Link: How to teach TESOL ethically in an English-dominant world TESOL and social justice One of the thrusts of my research has been a critical examination of the social consequences of the global spread of English. In my book Linguistic Diversity and Social Justice, for example, I argue that “Englishization” engenders an external orientation to development. Knowledge produced and disseminated through […]

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{New book} Global Englishes and language teaching: A review of pedagogical research

Global Englishes and language teaching: A review of pedagogical research Heath Rose, Jim McKinley and Nicola Galloway DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0261444820000518 (November) 2020, Cambridge: CUP. Abstract The rise of English as a global language has led scholars to call for a paradigm shift in the field of English language teaching (ELT) to match the new sociolinguistic landscape of the twenty-first century. In recent years a […]

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